Definition of tenderize in English:

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tenderize

Pronunciation: /ˈtɛndərʌɪz/
(also tenderise)

verb

Make (meat) more tender by beating or slow cooking: marinading will add spice and also tenderize the meat
More example sentences
  • The meat is tenderized and then marinated in a sauce made of sugar, soy sauce and the secret ingredient of the day.
  • There is some debate as to whether or not marinades actually tenderize meat.
  • Long, slow cooking tenderises tougher cuts, making them melt in the mouth.
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